Tate hang - I'm not the only one...

December 13 2011

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Curiously, my little rant on Monday about the Tate's apparent marginalisation of pictures from its 'historic' collection generated the most traffic this site has ever seen. I don't know if all the thousand plus people who read the post agree with me. But here's a couple of snippets from readers:

Thank-you for bringing attention to the awful situation at Tate Britain. I had to give a private tour there a few months ago for two hours and it was lucky I went on a recce beforehand otherwise I would have had quite the shock!

And another:

I was interested to see your piece about this today - I felt exactly the same way when I went in October.

And the above note, displayed on the Tate's comments board, speaks volumes. 

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